Hosts John Wells and Alex Butwinski spoke with a couple of authors on today's show, including Alex Wright, author of Cataloging The World: Paul Otlet and the Birth of the Information Age. John and Alex also spoke with Michael Blastland, co-author of The Norm Chronicles: Stories and Numbers about Danger.
Wasatch County's police officers and other staff are maxed out at the Rainbow Gathering, taking place in the Uintah Forest east of Heber and the event is expected to reach its peak on the Fourth. Rick Brough has more.
A Wasatch County defendant who claimed to be a Park City police officer among other bogus identites, was sentenced Wednesday in Heber's Fourth District Court to pay fines and wear an ankle monitor for defrauding two local car dealerships. Rick Brough has more.
A police call about a parking problem recently led to a suspect being booked in the County Jail, after he wouldn't give his name to an officer, refused to cooperate, and even had to be held in position for his booking photo. After a week in the county lock-up, the suspect, identified as Rulon P. Jeffs, was released last Wednesday by Summit County's Justice Court. Rick Brough has more.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - State wildlife officials have captured images of a wolverine on the northern slope of the Uinta Mountains this year, the first documented sighting of the animal in Utah since a wolverine carcass was found in 1979.
The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources said Wednesday that more than two dozen images from trail cameras show the animal sniffing an empty bait station in February. The cameras were not retrieved until June.
Biologists plan to compare the images with those taken of another wolverine in April by trail cameras stationed in Wyoming.
UINTA NATIONAL FOREST, Utah (AP) - A county jail easy of Salt Lake City is nearly full in part because of the influx of thousands of people for the Rainbow Family gathering.
KSL-TV reports that Wasatch County Sheriff's officials say a third of the prisoners in the 100-person jail are from the gathering, which has brought 5,900 people to the area in a four-day celebration of love and peace.
Chief Deputy Jared Rigby says deputies are working non-stop to monitor the happenings at the gathering. Rigby says one recently married deputy had to cancel his honeymoon.